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VHSL Alignment Shake-Up

Patrick Strong, Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

High school athletics in the state of Virginia officially have a massive shake up for the 2017-18 school year. Postseason play has been reshaped for the second time in five years and early opinions appear to be mixed. The controversial conferences are officially out and district play is back. “Co...

Conference Schedule

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Spring Sports Athletes Commit At Signing Day Ceremony

Savannah Mitchell, Reporter

April 13, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

Spring sports athletes signed commitment letters to their universities in the auditorium on April 12. Brigid Gavin (‘17) will continue her lacrosse and academic career at Lynchburg College. Coming into high school, she didn’t even realize playing in college was an option, as girls lacrosse was...

Vinson Logan Breaks The 300m School Record

Vinson Logan Breaks The 300m School Record

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

You wouldn’t be able to know it from his reserved demeanor, the success Vinson Logan ('18) has had on the track. He just recently broke the school record in the 300m dash and went to states for the same event on top of being part of a nationally qualifying 4x200 meter relay. "It felt great [to b...

Zach Kindel, Third Fastest In Nation And Athlete Of The Year Nominee

Gaby Christian, Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

“I'm third in the nation for the 500 meter and I placed third in states last year for the 800 meter,” Zach Kindel (‘19) said. Zack Kindel, Forge sophomore is the third fastest runner in his event in the nation. “When I found out, it was 10 minutes after I finished. Coach Jackson came up to m...

Running Into The Record Books

Brenna Kiel, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life, Uncategorized

Coming from a cross country team ranked 11th in the nation to an unranked team in the state, Allison Fick (‘19) had to step into a different role on her team. “I would say in Ohio I was kind of a follower,” Allison Fick said. “I was not a leader because so many people were already up t...

Hit The Court With Joseph Beck

Hit The Court With Joseph Beck

James Mims, Reporter

February 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Being a student who attends The Forge, one can only wonder what things even happen on the school grounds: what kind of events happen behind closed doors, what wonders are kept hush-hush. Just scratching the surface of the unknown are after school tennis games featuring Mr. Oldenburg. The veteran teacher...

Forge Takes On North Stafford

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Colonial Forge's boy's varsity basketball team hosts a makeup game against North Stafford tonight, January 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $3 if students present their student IDs.

Sports Schedule For January 9

James Mims, Reporter

January 11, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

The following is the Colonial Forge sports schedule for the week of January 9: Varsity Wrestling meets away 1/11 Boys Varsity Basketball plays home against North Stafford at 7pm 1/11 Boys 9th grade Basketball plays home against North Stafford at 4pm 1/11 JV Wrestling meets away 1/12 Varsi...

Forge Takes A Double Win Against Stafford High School

January 11, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Varsity boys and girls basketball defeated Stafford High School in a double header game last night. Girls basketball won 75-53 and boys won 75-61.

Football Go To State Semifinals

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

Forge varsity football's  state semi game against Oscar Smith High School is tomorrow, December 3 at 2 p.m. The game will be held at Oscar Smith in Chesapeake, VA, and tickets will be sold at the stadium entrance.

First Basketball Games Of Season

Michaela Tucker, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

Forge's first Varsity basketball game is November 29th. It will be a doubleheader against Mountain View. The Girls' game will be held at 5:30 and the Boys' will be at 7:00.

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